community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info – Gather user or group information of a domain

Note

This plugin is part of the community.vmware collection (version 1.13.0).

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.vmware.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info.

New in version 1.6.0: of community.vmware

Synopsis

  • This module can be used to gather information about user or group of a domain.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • python >= 2.7

  • PyVmomi

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
belongs_to_group
string
If a group existing, returned contains only users or groups that directly belong to the specified group.
belongs_to_user
string
If a user existing, returned contains only groups that directly contain the specified user.
domain
string
Default:
"vsphere.local"
The domain to be specified searching.
exact_match
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If exact_match is True, it indicates the search_string passed should match a user or group name exactly.
find_groups
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If find_groups is True, domain groups will be included in the result.
find_users
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If find_users is True, domain users will be included in the result.
hostname
string
The hostname or IP address of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_HOST will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
password
string
The password of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PASSWORD will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: pass, pwd
port
integer
Default:
443
The port number of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PORT will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
proxy_host
string
Address of a proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
The format is a hostname or a IP.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_HOST will be used instead.
This feature depends on a version of pyvmomi greater than v6.7.1.2018.12
proxy_port
integer
Port of the HTTP proxy that will receive all HTTPS requests and relay them.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_PROXY_PORT will be used instead.
search_string
string / required
The search_string is a string to be specified searching.
Specify the domain user or group name to be searched.
username
string
The username of the vSphere vCenter or ESXi server.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_USER will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.

aliases: admin, user
validate_certs
boolean
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Allows connection when SSL certificates are not valid. Set to false when certificates are not trusted.
If the value is not specified in the task, the value of environment variable VMWARE_VALIDATE_CERTS will be used instead.
Environment variable support added in Ansible 2.6.
If set to true, please make sure Python >= 2.7.9 is installed on the given machine.

Examples

- name: Gather all domain user and group of vsphere.local
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: ''
  register: gather_all_domain_user_group_result

- name: Gather all domain user and group included the administrator string
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: administrator
  register: gather_domain_user_group_result

- name: Gather all domain user of vsphere.local
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: ''
    find_users: true
    find_groups: false
  register: gather_all_domain_user_result

- name: Gather administrator user by exact match condition
  community.vmware.vcenter_domain_user_group_info:
    hostname: "{{ vcenter_hostname }}"
    username: "{{ vcenter_username }}"
    password: "{{ vcenter_password }}"
    validate_certs: false
    domain: vsphere.local
    search_string: "vsphere.local\\administrator"
    exact_match: true
  register: gather_administrator_user_exact_match_result

Return Values

Common return values are documented here, the following are the fields unique to this module:

Key Returned Description
domain_user_groups
list / elements=string
success
list of domain user and group information

Sample:
[ { "fullName": "Administrator vsphere.local", "group": false, "principal": "Administrator" } ]


Authors

  • sky-joker (@sky-joker)